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Re: Why was handling of program_prefix changed?

From: Franz Sirl
Subject: Re: Why was handling of program_prefix changed?
Date: Mon, 13 May 2002 23:11:18 +0200
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On Wednesday 17 April 2002 23:37, Franz Sirl wrote:
> Hi,
> I've read thru this thread in the archives, but I don't understand one
> thing, how can I set $target_alias for a native build now?
> AFAICS this does not happen with the suggested --host --build setup, or?
> So, to replace the commonly used "configure nativealias" I now have to use
> "configure --host=nativealias --build=nativealias --target=nativealias
> --program-prefix=NONE" (I think).
> Is this also intentional? Or is this a bug? Am I overlooking something?
> BTW, it would be nice if one would be notified during configure what
> happens to $program_prefix, like:
>       checking for program prefix to use.. none

Well, nobody cares to answer, so I'm suggesting the appended patch, so one can 
set $target_alias again without triggering a cross-compile.


        * lib/autoconf/general.m4: Only default $program_prefix to 
$target_alias if
        we have some kind of crosscompile.

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